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Harding University illuminates campus during annual lighting ceremony

Nov. 21, 2022 | Holidays at Harding | Harding University will kick off its holiday season activities with the annual campus lighting ceremony. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, on the front lawn near the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. The countdown to the moment the lights come on will begin promptly at 6 p.m., so guests are encouraged to
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Harding University hosts New York Times bestselling author Bob Goff at distinguished lecture series

Nov. 10, 2022 | American Studies Institute | The Harding University American Studies Institute will host Bob Goff, New York Times bestselling author and founder of Love Does for the third presentation in its Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Benson Auditorium. Goff’s lecture is titled “Undistracted in Business and in Life.”  Goff’s most recent book, “Undistracted,” joins a list
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Harding University appoints assistant to provost for strategic initiatives

Oct. 31, 2022 | Harding University has appointed Dr. Andrea Morris as assistant to the provost for strategic initiatives. Morris will serve alongside Dr. Marty Spears, University provost. In this new role she will work with faculty, students and the community to build bridges that lead to healthy and vital communities in Arkansas.  “Dr. Morris is a valuable addition to the academic leadership team at
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Harding University invites you celebrate Homecoming 2022

Oct. 21, 2022 | Homecoming | Harding University invites you to celebrate its 98th year Oct. 27-29. Homecoming weekend will incorporate everything students, alumni, faculty, staff and community love about Harding — including this year’s theatre production, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.”  “We are thrilled to welcome alumni and their families back to campus for Homecoming, which always serves as a special time to reminisce and
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Harding University Civil Engineering program receives accreditation

Oct. 20, 2022| Department of Engineering& Physics | The Harding University Department of Engineering and Physics’ civil engineering program received approval for accreditation by the Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology in August.  It is essential for civil engineering students to graduate from an accredited university to attain a license and enter the workfield. A university may only apply for accreditation after its first class
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Harding University continues Distinguished Lecture Series with Executive Director of World Food Programme David Beasley, Senator John Boozman and Former Walmart CFO Brett Biggs

Oct. 17, 2022 | American Studies Institute | The Harding University American Studies Institute will host the executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme, Former Governor David Beasely, along with United States Senator John Boozman and Former Walmart CFO Brett Biggs for a discussion on the future of global food security Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 3-4:45 p.m. in the Anthony and Wright Administration
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Harding University to host Relay for Life event

Oct. 14, 2022 | Harding University will host its annual Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 through 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 on the front lawn. The theme of the event is “For a World with More Birthday Parties.” Twenty-nine teams will participate, each hosting a booth featuring games, food and more to contribute to the
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Harding University partners with Earl Young’s Team to host sixth annual bone marrow drive on campus

A Match Made in Heaven Harding University is partnering with Earl Young’s Team to host the sixth annual bone marrow drive for DKMS, an international registry. Sophia Tilley, a fourth-year student in Harding’s College of Pharmacy, is leading three drives throughout the month of October, one of which will be on campus. College of Pharmacy students as well as the track and field team are
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University Faculty James Huff receives National Science Foundation award

Oct. 5, 2022 | The National Science Foundation has awarded Harding University Associate Professor James Huff and Oregon State University Professor Shane Brown a grant for $456,631 for their research titled Understanding and Improving Design Activity Engagement in the Engineering Capstone Experience.  “The central activity of what most engineers do is design, a process that involves understanding human needs and creatively generating solutions to meet
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Harding University alumni thrive at Little Rock educational technology company

Sept. 30, 2022 | Ten Harding University alumni are making strides at Apptegy, an educational technology company in Little Rock, Arkansas. Beginning with only a handful of schools in Arkansas, the company has now grown to partner with and support more than 2,500 school districts across the United States.  Melissa Hite, a 2016 graduate, has worked at Apptegy for more than three years and says
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